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moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " elias: good morning iowa! i'm elias johnson... sabrina: and i'm sabrina ahmed. it's x:00 a-m on wednesday november fourth elias: good to have everyone with us! everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should
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roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low 50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! sabrina: let's get into the top five this morning.... sabrina: the family of a special needs student who was wrestled to the ground by a school bus driver last week has broken their silence. ninth grader christian suarez
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was grabbed by the driver, 61 year old robert scarbrough, and shoved to the ground. he faces assault charges. the suarez family says they will wait till after the school district investigation to decide if they want to sue. elias: in the number two spot this morning... elias: looking at yesterday's election results.... with more than 80-percent of the vote, des moines mayor frank cownie has won a third term in office. and in windsor heights, the top two vote getters were threase harms and zachary bales-henry for the two at-large seats on the city council. bales-henry becomes the first latino to serve on the city council. for links to your county auditor's website and results from around the state head to our website, that's we are iowa dot com. sabrina: elias: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... sabrina: a congressional investigation shows the pentagon paid dozens of professional sports teams to support the troops. now, some
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members of congress are looking to ban the practice of what they call "paying for patriotism." the investigation showed 53- million in taxpayer dollars have been spent on sponsoring these events. elias: number four... elias: a memorial that sparked national controversy will move after veterans day. the kneeling soldier memorial mysteriously showed up, without permission months ago in youngs park in knoxville. the knoxvilles city council voted to move the memorial to private property. local veterans said they're happy the memorial is here to stay. sabrina: elias: and finally in the and finally in the top five... sabrina: and college football fans got their first look at the playoff rankings last night... and making the top ten....the iowa hawkeyes.. the undefeated team comes in at number nine...with clemson at number one. keep in mind last year, only one team in the initial top four actually made it to the playoffs at the end of the season....so still a chance for iowa to climb! elias: new this morning...the iowa d-c-i
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waterloo officer involved shooting. elias: a man is being treated for injuries after being involved in a shootout with waterloo police while attempting to escape by car. police attempted to stop 24-year- old brandon seeley around three tuesday afternoon.. seeley, who had an arrest warrant, drove at one of the officers, that's when the officer fired at seeley's car. a chase then ensued, coming to an end at a garage on hackett road. seeley was taken to the hospital and remains in custody. no officers were injured during the incident. sabrina: the medicaid debate brought plenty of spectators to the statehouse tuesday... sabrina: governor branstad's plan to privatize iowa's medicaid program went before a state legislature oversight committee... people talked about why they do't think that's a good idea at the public hearing. one of the top concerns voiced is the short amount of time to get everything done. there are 560- thousand iowans
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on medicaid and the roll out date for the new plan, is january one. kelsey 1:04:33 we get a little nervous that when too much is transitioned too quickly, mistakes get made, errors get made, details get overlooked. sabrina: enrollment packets for medicaid are in the mail... but so far provider networks aren't yet in place. a democratic senator tried to get the plan delayed six months, but the vote failed. sabrina: don't forget to share your thoughts about medicaid privatization... do you think it is the way to go? how do you think it will impact your healthcare? let us know -- we may use your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on twitter and facebook. or you can email or call us... the contact information is on your screen. elias: a settlement has been reached over environmental violations in fort dodge... elias: the north central iowa regional solid waste agency will pay a 135- thousand dollar penalty to resolve violations at the landfill. the agency will also complete environmental upgrades and open a household hazardous
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materials regional collection center. the settlement addresses both solid waste and water pollution control violations that the state alleges date back to at least 2007. projects agreed to in the settlement must be completed by the end of next year. sabrina: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch
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warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low 50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! elias: it may feel far
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from being winter...but when winter hits, so will cold season... but before you get sick, there are a few ways to keep a winter cold at bay....or at least the symptoms. first, make sure to have pain relievers handy. and if you plan to take antihistamines, keep an eye on the side effects. for cough, you'll want a medicine with one of two active ingredients... gwa-feh-nesin for congested coughs....and dextro-meh- thor-fan for dry cough... also, be sure to grab some tissues. sabrina: a des moines fifth grader is getting praise. her actions may have saved the life of a fellow student on a school bus last week..... anastaisa evans, a student at perkins academy was on the bus ride home last friday... when another student started experiencing a medical emergency. the bus driver didn't notice what was happening... so anastaisa jumped into action.
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anastaisa: driver, bus driver, this kid can't breathe. dan coss: the bus driver was able to veer off route, and go straight to that persons house to get the medication. sabrina: thanks to anastaisa's quick action... the other student is doing fine. elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, but have more good morning iowa ahead.. sabrina: coming up, a look at how you can help those in need around the metro prepare for the cold weather ahead. elias: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...55- hundred block of northeast oakhill drive and a second at the ...22-hundred block of
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northeast 80th street. so take care on the roads today... sabrina let's also get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." elias: the northern lights are visible over much of the midwest this week. you're looking at
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the lights early tuesday morning. the space weather prediction center says a rare geo- magnetic storm happening through today is the reason the northern lights are visible. elias: (anchor toss to wx) sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low
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probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and
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sabrina we may still be weeks away from the winter chill....but now is a good time to help those in need get ready for the cold... elias: that's right, starting today...a local event will be collecting coats, gloves, blankets and more to help keep lots of people warm... sabrina: the winter warmth drive will collect items to go to non-profit organizations and to 37 schools around the des moines metro local businesses such as two men and a truck and chick-fil-a will be helping collect...with a goal of 12- thousand total items. for more information you can go to winter warmth drive dot org. all: (reax) elias:
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morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with tech bytes. in today's tech bytes... twitter trading in its "stars" for hearts.' you may have notic hey there, in today's "techbytes" twitter trading in its stars for hearts. >> you may have noticed the change, the heart is more universal. google wants to help inbox users quickly respond to e-mails. the intuitive smart reply tool provide a smart response. >> it rolls out later this week for both ios and android devices. and check out what's some are calling the best headphones ever made, the new system consists of 6,000 individual components encased in white
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sale next year with a price tag of around $50,000. >> maybe it's cheaper if you preorder. those are your "techbytes." >> have a great day, everyone. you forgot the milk! that's lactaid . right. 100% real milk, just without the lactose. so, no discomfort? exactly. try some... mmm, it is real milk. lactaid . 100% real milk. no discomfort. i was out for a bike ride. i didn't think i'd have a heart attack. but i did. i'm mike, and i'm very much alive. now my doctor recommends a bayer aspirin regimen to help prevent another heart attack.
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be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an
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most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam
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schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low 50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not
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only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! sam toss back. elias: central iowa's
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weather team have made their predictions about when central iowa will see its first trace of snow. brad's got his money on november 13th. sam, you put yours on the 22nd...you can also see where james and bree are predicting sabrina: in take a look at this today... sabrina:
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sabrina: a curious deer photo-bombs a newborn's photo shoot. the photographer had set the fall scene with baby conner... when she says the deer walked out from the trees and surprised them. she adds this is not the first time the deer has made an appearance-- even giving it a name. they say maggie has been sneaking into her photos since the beginning of the summer. all:
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elias: well time now for another short break... but when we come back... but when we come back... some big bucks will be shelled out to buy the company that produced a hugely popular mobile game..that and more coming
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias:
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on your money now elias: "candy crush" is getting a new owner. activision blizzard announced plans to acquire king digital entertainment for nearly six billion dollars. activision is best known for more traditional games like "guitar hero" and "call of duty" that are played on p-c's or gaming consoles. buying the maker of "candy crush" will help it get a stronger foothold in mobile gaming. elias: honda is dumping longtime supplier takata over its faulty airbags. the japanese automaker announced none of its new car models under development will use takata's airbag inflators. honda, one of takata's biggest customers, also alleged takata misrepresented and manipulated test data. and it's requested the firm hire a third party to conduct an audit of test details given to honda. elias: that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's
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in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first... time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning iowa returns after this.
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topping your headlines this morning... a controversial memorial placed in a knoxville park will soon be moving to a new home. sabrina: and as new polls show a change in the republican presidential frontrunner...th e competition goes on the attack, trying to win back voters. elias: plus, the family of a special needs student at the center of a school bus assault video speaks out about the incident "you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " sabrina thanks for joining us on
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your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam weather adlib: we have another weather adlib: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across
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looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low 50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! elias: elias: an update now
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wrestled to the ground by a school bus driver last week. elias: his family are silence. the whole caught on video. it started when 9th grader christian suarez assigned seat. the bus driver ear and shoves him to the ground after suarez throws a book at him and makes a profane comment. christian says he threw the book because he was afraid of the bus driver once he pulled over to confront him. the 15 year old suffers from brain seizures and has the functioning level of a third grader. "i was mad, angry, scared. some person comes and touched your own family. it breaks your heart" elias: the bus driver -- 61 year old robert scarbrough faces child endangerment and assault charges. he's out on bond and was given a no-contact
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the suarez family will wait until the school district completes its investigation to decide if they want to sue. christian will go back to school on thursday -- his parents will drop him off and pick him up for the next few weeks. sabrina: a shocking story out of washington....as an investigation sheds light on paid patriotism.. sabrina: a congressional investigation shows the pentagon paid dozens of professional sports teams to support the troops. now, some members of congress are looking to ban the practice of what they call "paying for patriotism." examples uncovered so far included military men and women carrying that giant flag at the buffalo bills game, throwing out the first pitch at the milwaukee brewers game, and rapelling down a rope at center ice to drop the puck at a minnesota wild game. " sot - flake we have specific contracts spelling out 20,000 dollars for a salute to the home town hero actually specifying how long something had to be on the jumbotron" sabrina: congressional investigators
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say 53 million taxpayer dollars have been spent on sponsoring these events. the president is expected to sign a defense spending bill in a couple of weeks that includes a ban on the practice. elias: in knoxville...a memorial that sparked controversy will be moved. the kneeling soldier memorial mysteriously showed up, without permission months ago in youngs park. after an anonymous citizen complained about the memorial- it grabbed national attention about separating church and state. however, knoxvilles city council voted to move the memorial to private property. local veterans said they're happy the memorial and that the controversy actually helped raise money for a new bronze memorial that controversy actually helped raise money for a new bronze memorial that will go in the silhouette's place. they will both be in their new places by veteran's day. sabrina: and now to the latest on the race for the
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white house. the knives are out with republicans trying to winnow the field of candidates... elias: and hillary clinton taking swipes at some gop front- runners as a new poll shows how she would do against potential republican rivals. abc's lana zak has the latest . "script: republican presidential hopeful donald trump thinks its time for republicans to coalesce around a few candidates. 7. soundbite donald trump, republican presidential hopeful: "do i think it's time to have some of the other republican candidates drop out? yes. they're too many people." but with ben carson's popularity surging, trump is taking on his closet rival, saying carson lacks the experience and disposition to be president. sot trump: you look at ben, he's very weak on immigration, and he wants to get rid of medicare it'd be a terrible thing to get rid of medicare. the attacks didn't seem to bother carson-- carson sot "i've had a lot of experiences doing things that have never been done before particularly in the medical field." and with both trump and carson penning new books, the two men will begin battling it out on the best-seller charts too.
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getting fired up "we're americans, damn it!" (18:32:00) some bush supporters came out last night. and on the left, asking voters to support her, even if they don't love her.... clinton "there is no there is no such thing perfect candidate, because there is no such thing as a perfect person." 20: 36:17 tag: in a new head-to-head poll, hillary clinton beats all of her potential republican rivals excepti one....ben presidential hopefuls 47... verbatim: " elias: we're back with meterologist (sam adlibs) sam: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we
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(sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening.
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50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! elias: the results are in for local elections here in iowa. elias: iowa voters headed to the polls for a number of elections across the state.. sabrina: with the exception of a few special elections, most of races were for city council or mayor. and one of the biggest races here in the metro, was the des moines mayoral race. frank cownie gets a third term after taking more than 80 percent of the vote in his race against...27- year-old anthony taylor. elias: in the city council races.... chris coleman is the new city council at large
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council at large representative. beating loren esse. in the des moines ward 2 race, linda council at large representative. beating loren esse. in the des moines ward 2 race, linda westergaard got 71 percent of the vote to beat marty mauk. and joe gatto ran unopposed in the ward 4 race . sabrina: and in windsor heights, the top two vote getters were heights, the top two vote getters were threase harms and zachary bales-henry for the two at-large seats on the city council. bales-henry becomes the first latino to serve on the city council. for links to your county auditor's website and results from around the state head to our website, that's we are iowa dot com. sabrina at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, but still have more good morning iowa to come... elias: that's right, coming up, we'll check in with nashville tennessee...as the city gets ready for country music's
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sabrina: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines police will have mobile radar set up at two locations... one at the ....21- hundred block of grand avenue and a second at the....32-hundred block of east douglas so use caution while driving.. elias: while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this! "your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa."
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weather adlib: we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low 50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through the state bringing not only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! elias: maybe light snow! elias: we have more
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iowa coming up right after the break... but first here's what's coming up on "good morning america."
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias: welcome back everyone....well country music fans are going to see lots of stars tonight...right here on local five. sabrina: the music genrre's best will take the stage in nashville to perform, and hopefully take home some c-m-a-
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awards.. and joining us live from nashville this morning...local five correspondent greg parker... good morning greg! we're down to the final preparations for country music's biggest night. tonight here at the bridgestone arena, the cma awards. country music's biggest stars are busy rehearsing for country music's biggest night. and putting on this show is no easy task. this arena will soon be full of major name in music. and the nashville streets are full of visitors who've come here to see the show of a lifetime. we'll send it back to you in the studio. reporting live from nashville, greg parker. elias: and don't forget to watch the c-
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and don't forget
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to watch the c- m-a awards live tonight...right here on local five. we'll also have more from the red carpet on local five news at five... sabrina - 2couch: well time for here on local five. we'll also have more from the red carpet on local five news at five... sabrina - 2couch: well time for another short break...but before we go let's get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at west mixmaster [current conditions] sam says ??? he's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast next... good morning iowa continues after this! "now, we are iowa's
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate
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schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low 50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be
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only a bit of rain, but also a wintry mix and maybe light snow! sam toss back.
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a final look at the top five... all the news you need to know before you head out the door... right after this.
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l look at your top five.... sabrina: the family of a special needs student who was wrestled to the ground by a school bus driver last week has broken their silence. ninth grader christian suarez was grabbed by the driver, 61 year old robert scarbrough, and shoved to the ground. he faces assault charges. the suarez family says they will wait till after the school district investigation to decide if they want to sue. elias: in the number two spot this morning... elias: looking at yesterday's election results.... with more than 80-percent of the vote, des moines mayor
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has won a third term in office. and in windsor heights, the top two vote getters were threase harms and zachary bales-henry for the two at-large seats on the city council. bales-henry becomes the first latino to serve on the city bales-henry becomes the first latino to serve on the city council. for links to your county auditor's website and results from around the state head to our website, that's we are iowa dot com. we are iowa dot com. sabrina: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... sabrina: a congressional investigation shows the pentagon paid dozens of professional sports teams to support the troops. now, some members of congress are looking to ban the practice of what they call "paying for patriotism." the investigation showed 53- million in taxpayer dollars have been spent on sponsoring these events. elias: number four... elias: a memorial that sparked national controversy will move after veterans day. the kneeling soldier memorial mysteriously showed up, without permission months ago in youngs park in knoxville. the knoxvilles city council voted to move the memorial to private property. local veterans said they're happy the memorial is here to stay. sabrina: and finally... you'll want to know about this story in the big five... sabrina: and college football fans got their first look at the playoff rankings last night...
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and making the top ten....the iowa hawkeyes.. the undefeated team comes in at number nine...with clemson at number one. keep in mind last year, only one team in the initial top four actually made it to the playoffs at the end of the season....so still a chance for iowa to climb! sabrina elias: sam is in with a final look at central iowa's most accurate forecast... sam final weather adlib we have another pretty nice day on tap, but like yesterday we are probably going to have to wait until the afternoon before the sun comes out and brings the warmth. we are likely to have some morning clouds and patchy fog similar to yesterday, but as we get closer to lunch the clouds should roll back and we'll warm back up. highs today should be able to climb to around 72 degrees here in the metro with lows this evening falling into the upper 50s across the state. thursday is looking mostly cloudy with a few isolated morning showers, but most of the rain will come through in the late afternoon through the evening. friday we are going to fall back into the low50s, and we will probably stay in the 50s through the weekend. next week a big system will be trying to pull through
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